Affinity Cruises

Extended scenic cruising in the Queen Charlotte, Kenepuru and Pelorus Sounds, d’Urville Island and French Pass all in the Marlborough Sounds. Includes short walks, fishing for the plate, swimming, exploring and discovering this great area.


$799.00 - $4269.00


The vessel Affinity cruises the beautiful Marlborough Sounds with various cruises ranging from two to ten nights. Suitable for individuals, couples and small groups with scheduled departures.

• Visit Motuara Island – a bird Sanctuary Island where Robins, Tuis, Pigeons, Kiwis, Kakariki and Bellbirds live. Hear the birdsong and look out for the rare South Island Saddleback as you walk along.
• Come ashore at Ship Cove and visit the site where English explorer Captain James Cook landed.
• Walk sections of the award winning Queen Charlotte Track.
• Visit both d’Urville Island and French Pass.

Experience the beauty & tranquility of the Marlborough Sounds in comfort.

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Physical address

Ferry Terminal Jetty, Picton, Picton, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $799.00 - $4269.00
Other charges:
Sole occupancy from $200.00 per night.
Further pricing information:
To secure your cruise a non-refundable $250.00 per person or $400 per person (10 Night Cruise) booking deposit is required now. Sixty days (2 months) before your departure date we require full payment of the total cruise cost.
Cancellation policy:
Cancellation sixty-one (61) days or more before sailing you forfeit your non-refundable deposit. Cancellation sixty (60) to thirty-one (31) days before sailing, you forfeit fifty (50) percent of total cost. Cancellation within thirty (30) days before sailing, NO refund applies, total fare payable. If Affinity Cruises cancel your cruise due to the vessel being unable to depart full refund applies excluding acts of force majeure / acts of God

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
Transfers from airport available on request (additional charge)
Proximity to coach terminal:
Right next door to the ferry terminal in Picton.

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Opening times

Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Oct, Nov, Dec

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